90.5 WESA's Life of Learning series focuses on learning and education activities, opportunities and challenges in the Greater Pittsburgh area. This multi-year commitment to providing learning-focused news coverage in southwestern Pennsylvania is made possible by a generous grant from the Grable Foundation.

 90.5 WESA Celebrates People Making a Difference is a special series meant to ll highlight, honor and celebrate Western Pennsylvania's unsung heroes daring to make a difference to others in their community. Do you know someone we should profile? Read our guidelines below and fill out our short form here

It can be hard to jump into a new location without understanding the local customs and history. Pittsburgh, with its layers of seemingly impenetrable culture, is hardly an exception. But do not fret: Our occasional web series New to the 'Burgh is here to provide a handy guide for newcomers adapting to life in the Steel City.

Speaking Volumes is a weekly conversation on books and reading with interesting people from all walks of life here in Pittsburgh, maybe even you! Share what you are reading for a chance to be interviewed by host Josh Raulerson.

Art From the Ground Up is hosted by Bob Studebaker and is a monthly series highlighting small grass roots arts organizations and individual artists that take non-traditional approaches to the creation, presentation, and even the definition of art. Know an organization Bob should check out?  Email him with your suggestions.